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. >>> a muslim civil rights group based in washington launched a new campaign today in response to anti-jihad ads that went up this week in several metro stations. those ads are sponsored by the american freedom defense initiative. it compares muslim extremists to savages. the council on american islamic relations said its counterad sends a positive message. >> this ad starts with this from the koran. show forgiveness, speak for justice and avoid ignorant. we want to reintroduce civility and values to uplift the spirit of americans and to the mind of those who watch the campaign, to speak up. >> the 16-foot banners will go up next week in stations that feature the other ads and stay up for a month. >>> probably no surprise to commuters, the d.c. area has some of the worst traffic in the entire country. adam tuss got an update on some projects aimed to improve the beltway congestion. >> reporter: gas up and go. around here, it's the go that gets tough. >> i leave the house by 6:45. get on the toll road, get myself ready to spend about, what, $15 a day. it's at least 45 minutes. it's like constant
a aw away. the boy's mon is planning to file a civil suit next week. >>> and linked to steroid injections. a new outbreak. seven people diedtwo deaths in maryland and virginia. at least 60 reported cases of mennen right? s -- meningitis. latest cases in minnesota and ohio. health officials are trying to contact thousands who received the shots for back pain. the contaminated steroid appears to have come from a pharmacy in massachusetts. this type of meningitis is not contagious. >>> we know the name of the virginia state trooper killed as he ras directing traffic. andrew fox was hit and killed by an suv last night. happened on route 30 near theme park way in hanover county. fox was directing traffic as people left the state fair when the suv hit hill. he was take ton a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. >>> hours after arriving in the united states, five terror suspects pleaded not guilty today in federal court. suspects fought extradition from england for years. today they were charged with recruiting terrorists and providing terrorist groups with money and equip
the american freedom defense initiative, sued last month for the right to display the ads in the metro system. they read, in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. the transit agency initially resisted the poster campaign, which some view as anti-muslim. because it coincided with an outbreak of deadly violence in the middle east over an unrelated anti-muslim video on the internet. citing free speech concerns, a u.s. district judge said the posters would go up by 5:00 p.m. today. a grou of college students were among the first to see it. >> i study arabic and i think they're using jihad incorrectly. it means struggle, not blow things up. >> i definitely agree with freedom of speech working in the media, but i think you have to be conscious of how you're representing cultures. >> reporter: some posters in the new york subway system have been vandalized. >> it's savagery, and calling attention to savagery is not hate, it's love. >> reporter: the controversial posters have been installed in the u street, georgia avenue, tacoma, a
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